Article - 13 Sep 2010
The initial application of PFM was mainly to image ferroelectric domains significant in a few important.
News - 18 Jan 2017
A method for efficient and rapid characterization of ultrathin semiconductors has been developed by LMU researchers based on a study of the optical properties of these novel...
News - 19 Oct 2015
CIGSe solar cells are made of a thin chalcopyrite layer consisting of Copper, Indium, Gallium and Selenium and can reach high efficiencies. Since Indium is becoming scarce and expensive, it is...
News - 25 Jun 2015
Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his necktie. Is someone at...
News - 4 Aug 2014
Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses. Now researchers at MIT have found...
News - 1 Jul 2014
Physicists from Umeå University and Humboldt University in Berlin have solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century. They show with the help of powerful microscopes that the...
News - 11 Mar 2014
A team of MIT researchers has used a novel material that's just a few atoms thick to create devices that can harness or emit light. This proof-of-concept could lead to ultrathin, lightweight, and...
News - 18 Jun 2013
Due to the fluctuating availability of solar energy, storage solutions are urgently needed. One option is to use the electrical energy generated inside solar cells to split water by means of...
News - 29 May 2013
What may be the ultimate heat sink is only possible because of yet another astounding capability of graphene. The one-atom-thick form of carbon can act as a go-between that allows vertically aligned...
News - 26 Mar 2013
Up until now, the invisibility cloaks put forward by scientists have been fairly bulky contraptions – an obvious flaw for those interested in Harry Potter-style applications.